Elon Musk shares look at SpaceX Crew Dragon in test chamber

CNET | 5/21/2018 | Amanda Kooser
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Elon Musk isn't slowing down on his goal to get humans to Mars (and shoot them around the moon), so SpaceX is busy putting its Crew Dragon spacecraft through its testing paces before it carries people off the planet.

Musk posted an eye-catching photo late Sunday showing the Crew Dragon inside an anechoic chamber.

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Sound-absorbing anechoic chambers have been described as the quietest places on Earth and can simulate the environment in space. The Crew Dragon is tucked inside one for electromagnetic interference testing, which is done to make sure a spacecraft's electrical systems will work properly.

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